Vicki Wheaton, Journalist
Vicki Wheaton, Journalist

Vicki Wheaton

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108

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ARTICLES BY VICKI WHEATON

​Neverines to play at Fidel’s

The Neverines band, a popular local group, will make their fans very happy when they take to the stage at Fidel Murphy’s on Sept. 28.

​Drama Society prepares for ‘The Tempest’

Over the last couple of years, the Cayman Islands has been treated to some glorious shows at the Prospect Playhouse Theatre.

Cayman Heart Fund heroes luncheon

For years, the Cayman Heart Fund organization has raised money and awareness, centered around cardiovascular health. February is officially heart month, and the charity often holds its annual gala at that time, but it also holds luncheons, like the one on Sept. 28, when "Heart Heroes" speak about their survival journey to inspire others.

​Doherty is guest speaker at Breast Cancer Gala

It is that time again, when the annual Breast Cancer Gala, held at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on Oct. 6, recognizes Breast Cancer Month in an evening of heartfelt speeches, entertainment and good company.

Bloomin’ marvelous local tearoom treats

I rarely leave the house on a Saturday. While others are hitting the supermarkets and home stores, I am in my pajamas, firmly planted on the couch with the TV remote glued to my hand.

Culture at the Cinema: 19th century play brought to modern age

It seems that Culture at the Cinema, held at Camana Bay Cinema each month, has no intention of screening anything lighthearted for the time being.

It is always good to Paws for Wine

Organizations like Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts, better known as CARE, raise funds to help care for our furry friends, as well as improve awareness about animal welfare.

The Kitchen raises the bar

Anyone from across the pond or a lover of pub food will be well familiar with Fidel Murphy’s Pub in Queen’s Court Plaza. With its endless ye olde Irish paraphernalia on shelves and walls, the requisite dartboard, draft taps, beer garden and even a “fireplace,” Fidel’s brings comfort in the form of football and food to all who enter its doors.

Entertainment community mourns loss of Charles ‘Greggie’ Gregory

The local entertainment community is mourning the loss of one of their own. Charles “Greggie” Gregory, who was a musician, singer, sound engineer and owner of Hopscotch Studios, passed away on Sunday.

Bob Soto diving scholarship

Bob Soto was a leader and teacher of scuba diving and his name is legendary in the industry. In order to pass his passion for the sport onto others, the Bob Soto Memorial Scuba Scholarship has been created and will be awarded to one lucky young Caymanian.

Cracked Conch’s Todd Shipster is crowned Stoli Master

Shakers were flying and creative minds were whirling at the 2018 Stoli Cayman Islands Cocktail Masters competition, held at Anchor & Den last Sunday.

Agua Restaurant ups the ante at new location

When I heard that Agua Restaurant was moving to Camana Bay, I wasn’t sure how I felt about the decision.
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Get your tickets for ‘Saturday Night Live’

There can’t be many people in the world who haven’t seen an episode of “Saturday Night Live,” also referred to as “SNL.” The live sketch show that began in 1975 is still going strong. The cast of characters may have changed, but the game remains the same: to make people laugh.

Miss Cayman to be crowned this Saturday

As the reigning Miss Cayman Islands Anika Conolly knows, all good things must come to an end. On Saturday, at the Westin Grand Cayman, she will pass her crown to the next lovely lady who wins the title of Miss Cayman Islands Universe.

Hemingways Restaurant brings home the Bacon

If you were visiting or living in the Cayman Islands a couple of decades or so ago, chances are you’ll remember an entertainer by the name of Peter Bacon.

Rediscovering Jamaica and Appleton Estate

From the first time I stepped foot on the island of Jamaica over 20 years ago, I fell in love with the place. That business trip took me to the imposing judicial courts of Kingston with a brief detour to the beauty of Strawberry Hill.

Cayman celebrates Jamaican independence

On Aug. 6, 56 years ago, Jamaica lowered the British flag forever to replace it with the new Jamaican flag, hailed by the island’s proud national anthem.
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August concerts in South Florida

It seems that August is the month when the big guns head to Florida. Hitmakers like Britney Spears, Dave Matthews Band and the enigmatic Lauryn Hill will be on stage, along with Imagine Dragons, Janet Jackson and Kesha.
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Movies at Camana Bay Cinema in August

I have to say, I love my movies, but when I saw the list for August, I was scratching my noggin a little. Very few of the titles looked familiar, and I wondered if August was where flicks without much future went to die.

World record attempt for Women’s Dive Day

The PADI dive organization has scheduled its fourth annual Women’s Dive Day for this Saturday. Female divers all around the world will be getting in the water to celebrate women in the industry, and Cayman is no exception.
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